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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Page address: http://sbs.mnsu.edu/agingstudies/financialaid.html

Scholarships

Rose M. Hull Scholarship

Description: Through the Rose M. Hull endowment, the Aging Studies Program offers scholarships each year for undergraduate or graduate Aging Studies students preparing for a career in the service of older adults. The scholarship supports tuition and fees for students who are presently working with elders OR who wish to take courses relating to Aging Studies at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Scholarship applicants must be planning to pursue a career related to the care of elders.
 

1. Provide a brief, typed statement describing your experience with long-term care, your educational and professional goals, and how this scholarship would further those goals.
2. Attach a resume which includes your extra- and co-curricular activities. Include past and current employment, and campus and community organizations in which you are active. If you have held positions of leadership or if you have received special recognitions or awards, please note.
 

Who is eligible: Undergraduate or graduate students presently working with elders OR who wish to take courses related to Aging Studies at MSU, planning to pursue a career caring for elderly.

Amount:  (1) Up to $1500.00 scholarship

Deadline: March 16, 2015

Application: https://mnsu.academicworks.com/opportunities

Internship Scholarships

Timothy J. Penny State Public Service Fellowship

Description: The purpose of the Timothy J. Penny State Public Service Fellowship is to provide Minnesota State students with the financial opportunity to grow as public servants through participation in state or local government internships.

Once a fellowship is granted, the successful applicant has up to one year to implement an internship activity. The Board will require confirmation from the supervisor of the internship before funds will be released. Each successful applicant will be assigned a mentor from the Board, who will assist the student in finding an appropriate internship site.

Who is eligible: Students for legislative internships or an internship in Minnesota at a state agency.

Amount: Two fellowships of $2,500 each.

Deadline: March 15th, 2009 & November 1st, 2009

Application: For more information and applications, click here.

Timothy J. Penny Federal Public Service Fellowship

Description: The purpose of the Timothy J. Penny Federal Public Service Fellowship is to provide Minnesota State students with the financial opportunity to grow as public servants through participation in federal government internships in the Washington, DC area.

Once a fellowship is granted, the successful applicant has up to one year to implement an internship activity. The Board will require confirmation from the supervisor of the internship before funds will be released. Each successful applicant will be assigned a mentor from the Board, who will assist the student in finding an appropriate internship site.

Who is eligible: Students for internships in Washington D.C.

Amount: TTwo fellowships of $5,000 each.

Deadline: March 15th, 2009 & November 1st, 2009

Application: For more information and applications, click here.

Assistantships

The Aging Studies Program/Center on Aging normally offers one or more graduate assistantships each year to highly qualified graduate students in the Aging Studies graduate program. Application forms may be obtained from the Graduate Assistantship page and should be submitted to the Director of the Aging Studies Program no later than March 1 for the next academic year. In addition to the stipend, the assistantship carries partial tuition remission.

Financial Aid can also be obtained by contacting the Financial Aid Office at Minnesota State University.

For program information contact:

Donald Ebel
113 Armstrong Hall
Minnesota State University
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-5188
Email: donald.ebel@mnsu.edu